Alexandria VA Dentist Blog

How Do I Know if I Have TMJ? What Are the Signs?

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders are any disorders that encompass the complex joint in your body that connects your upper jaw to your lower jaw. Although necessary, the TMJ has the potential to cause chronic pain and discomfort, especially if you have a…

Which Foods and Habits Increase Plaque Buildup?

Plaque is a substance that’s constantly forming in our mouths. It results from our oral bacteria feeding on what we eat—and plaque is a waste product of that process. Plaque can feel like something fuzzy covering your teeth, but is more or…

Are All Dental Implants Created Equal?

Dental implants are an excellent replacement for missing teeth, but not all dental implants are created equal. Different materials may be used for the actual implants, making them more compatible for people with different types of sensitivities. What kinds of materials are…

Patient Case Study: Invisalign and Implants for a Stunning Smile

Dr. Mazhari is happy to have helped one Northern Virginia patient to completely transform his smile with Invisalign and Dental Implants. Dr. Mazhari sat down with the patient for a consultation to evaluate both the spacing and alignment concerns and…

Patient Satisfaction Is Our Top Priority

Patient satisfaction is the foundation of our practice, and these kind words mean a great deal to us. We're happy to share a recent online review from our patient, Tamy. " Dr Mazhari has been awesome. I had not been…

Dr. Mazhari Attends Six Month Smiles Course in DC

  Dr. Mojgan Mazhari is excited to have been able to attend a Six Month Smiles course in DC this month. Dr. Mazhari is committed to her practice as well as her continuing education in dentistry to provide her patients…

Do We Need Our Wisdom Teeth?

Wisdom teeth—the third molars in the very back of your mouth that don’t come in until the latter teenage years—are a nuisance for many people. Although not everyone will need to have their wisdom teeth removed, many people experience impacted wisdom teeth…

Teeth Whitening Alternatives For a Brighter, Whiter Smile

If you aren't happy with your teeth, then you probably aren't sharing your smile with the world around you very often. Yellowed or discolored teeth can make us self-conscious, and that can affect our confidence, our personal relationships, and the…

Reasons Your Teenager Needs Invisalign®

The teenage years are a tumultuous time of transition. Bodies change and grow, hormones run at an all-time high, and navigating one’s space in the social world is pretty tough. Among the middle school dances and first-day-at-high-schools lays another symbol…